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Jamie Durie, host of HGTV's The Outdoor Room, takes you on a backyard tour of his most imaginative and awe-inspiring outdoor room creations in this photograph-packed companion to his popular television show.
Jamie Durie, international award-winning horticulturalist and landscape designer, reveals the secrets behind his incredible designs on the ever-popular HGTV series The Outdoor Room, now viewed in over twelve countries. With dynamic photography, including Jamie's personal travel photographs and a sneak peek of his private garden, this information-packed companion to his smash-hit t.v. show is as hardworking as it is stunning. Complete with detailed site plans, zonal plant lists, and helpful eco-tips, it covers everything from the basics of landscape design to practical, hands-on information, such as how to design your own private garden using Jamie's philosophy. From an exotic Balinese-inspired dining pavilion to a private English-style garden with an adjoining children's play area, Jamie shows you how to incorporate his techniques and design principles to create a personal and truly unique garden, giving you and your family and friends the opportunity to reconnect with nature in the privacy of your very own outdoor room.
Complete with behind-the-scene info and tips on how to employ Jamie's tried-and-true techniques without sacrificing individual style, Jamie Durie's The Outdoor Room is the definitive guidebook to creating beautiful outdoor rooms, no matter the size or location of the space.
Jamie Durie's The Outdoor Room is a great concept, and the designs he's put together are beautiful. The thinking behind them is smart, and it all comes together in that casual, joyous way we've come to expect from Jamie Durie. &mdashEdward Lewine, Domains columnist, New York Times Magazine
We've heard a lot about the outdoor room,' but rarely is the term accurately defined. Use Durie's achievable ideas to turn a patch of lawn into a fresh-air living room, dining room, or lounge&mdashperfect for any lifestyle. &mdashDebra Prinzing, contributor to Better Homes and Gardens
You'll want to climb inside this book. &mdashFamily Circle
Jamie Durie is a qualified horticulturalist, award-winning landscape designer, and host of both PBS's The Victory Garden and HGTV's The Outdoor Room. He is the author of several books, including Patio, Inspired, The Source Book, and Outdoor Kids. His company, Durie Design, is based in Los Angeles, where he lives.More Information